A selection of faculty publications from the School of Community & Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University.

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Submissions from 2018

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Improving Public Health Readiness for Sea Level Rise: A New Initiative in Coastal Virginia, Steven M. Becker

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Association Between Acculturation and Body Weight Status Among Migrant Children in Guangzhou, China: A Cross-Sectional Study, Xiaoling Huang, Wen Chen, Yanwei Lin, Qi Zhang, and Li Ling

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Macrophages but not Astrocytes Harbor HIV DNA in the Brains of HIV-1-Infected Aviremic Individuals on Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy, Allen Ko, Guobin Kang, Julian B. Hattler, Hadiza I. Galadima, Junfeng Zhang, Qingsheng Li, and Woong-Ki Kim

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Mental Health and Drivers of Need in Emergent and Non-Emergent Emergency Department (ED) Use: Do Living Location and Non-Emergent Care Sources Matter?, Moira C. McManus, Robert J. Cramer, Maureen Boshier, Muge Akpinar-Elci, and Bonnie Van Lunen

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Gender Disparities in the Association Between Socio-Demographics and Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors Among Adults with Disabilities in Shanghai, China, Youran Zhang, Gang Chen, Qi Zhang, Jun Lu, and Huijiong Yu

Submissions from 2017

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Neonatal Hypoglycemia in Diabetic Mothers: a Systematic Review, Brook T. Alemu, Olaniyi Olayinka, Hind A. Baydoun, Matthew Hoch, and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Social Health Insurance Coverage and Financial Protection Among Rural-to-Urban Internal Migrants in China: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Study, Wen Chen, Qi Zhang, Andre M. N. Renzaho, Fangjing Zhou, Hui Zhang, and Li Ling

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A Social-Ecological Framework of Theory, Assessment, and Prevention of Suicide, Robert J. Cramer and Nester D, Kapusta

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Editorial, Jane L. Ireland and Robert J. Cramer

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The Social Income Inequality, Social Integration and Health Status of Internal Migrants in China, Yanwei Lin, Qi Zhang, Wen Chen, and Li Ling

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Moral Disengagement in Legal Judgments, Tess M. S. Neal and Robert J. Cramer

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Sexual Orientation Differences in Treatment Expectation, Alliance, and Outcome Among Patients at Risk for Suicide in a Public Psychiatric Hospital, Martin Plöderl, Sabine Kunrath, Robert J. Cramer, Jen Wang, Larissa Hauer, and Clemens Fartacek

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Reducing the Rate of Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request Through Institutional and Policy Interventions in Wenzhou, China, Yushan Yu, Xiangyang Zhang, Caixia Sun, Huijie Zhou, Qi Zhang, and Chun Chen

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Individual and Store Characteristics Associated With Brand Choices in Select Food Category Redemptions Among WIC Participants in Virginia, Qi Zhang, Chuanyi Tang, Patrick W. McLaughlin, and Leigh Diggs

Submissions from 2016

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NCRP Program Area Committee 7: Radiation Education, Risk Communication, Outreach, and Policy, S. M. Becker and P. A. Locke

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Bisphenol-A and Sleep Adequacy Among Adults in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Hind A. Beydoun, May A. Beydoun, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Alan B. Zonderman, and Shaker M. Eid

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Introduction to the Special Issue on Hate, Prejudice and Discrimination, Robert J. Cramer and Phyllis Gerstenfeld

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Epidemiology of Pediatric Prehospital Basic Life Support Care in the United States, Leigh Ann Diggs, Manasi Sheth-Chandra, and Gianluca De Leo

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Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program in Shanghai, China: An Inter-Regional and International Comparison, Xingang Fang, Xi Li, Qi Zhang, Jin Wan, Mei Sun, Fengshui Chang, Jun Lü, and Gang Chen

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Sperm Quality and DNA Integrity of Coke Oven Workers Exposed to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Hueiwang A. Jeng, Chih Hong Pan, Mu R. Chao, Chien C. Chiu, Guodong Zhou, Chon-Kit Chuo, and Wen-Yi Lin

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Association Between Social Integration and Health Among Internal Migrants in ZhongShan, China, Yanwei Lin, Qi Zhang, Wen Chen, Jingrong Shi, Siqi Han, Xiaolei Song, Yong Xu, and Li Ling

Submissions from 2015

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Household Bush Burning Practice and Related Respiratory Symptoms in Grenada, the Caribbean, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Kareem Coomansingh, James Blando, and Larissa Mark

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The Search for High-Impact Diagnostic and Management Tools for Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Self-Powered Low-Cost Blood Pressure Measurement Device Powered by a Solid-State Vibration Energy Harvester, Onur Bilgen, John G. Kenerson, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Rebecca Hattery, and Lisbet M. Hanson

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Virginia Air Quality: Trends, Exposure, and Respiratory Health Impacts, James Blando, My Ngoc Nguyen, Manasi Sheth-Chandra, and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Role of Low Exposure to Metals as Male Reproductive Toxicants, H. Anna Jeng, Yeou-Lih Huang, Chih-Hong Pan, and Norou Diawara

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Measurement of 8-Oxo-7, 8-Dihydro-2' Deoxyguanosine in Human Semen and Urine by Isotope-Dilution Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry with On-Line Solid Phase Extraction: Comparison with a Commercial Available Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Hueiwang A. Jeng, Mu R. Chao, Ruei N. Li, Chih H. Pan, and Wen Y. Lin

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Are Semen Quality Parameters Sufficient for Biomonitoring Spermatozoa DNA Integrity and Oxidatively Damaged DNA, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Ruei-Nian Li, and Wen-Yi Lin

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Sperm DNA Oxidative Damage and DNA Adducts, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Chih-Hong Pan, Mu-Rong Chao, and Wen-Yi Lin

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Urinary DNA Lesions as a Biomarker for Assessing Male Reproductive Health, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Chih-Hung Pan, and Chao Mu-Rong

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Caribbean Heat Threatens Health, Well-Being, and the Future of Humanity, Cheryl C. Macpherson and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Reply to Letter to the Editor, "Response to Medical Students' Attitudes Towards Female Sex Workers", Jenna T. Nakagawa and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Disparities in Hospital Services Utilization Among Patients with Mental Health Issues: A Statewide Example Examining Insurance Status and Race Factors from 1999-2010, Viann N. Nguyen-Feng, Hind A. Beydoun, Michael K. McShane, and James D. Blando

Submissions from 2014

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Barriers to Effective Implementation of Programs for the Prevention of Workplace Violence in Hospitals, James Blando, Marilyn Ridenour, Daniel Hartley, and Carri Casteel

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Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Male Reproductive Health, Hueiwang Anna Jeng

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Measuring Sense of Presence and User Characteristics to Predict Effective Training in an Online Simulated Virtual Environment, Gianluca De Leo, Leigh A. Diggs, Elena Radici, and Thomas W. Mastaglio

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Medical Student's Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Female Sex Workers and Their Occupational Risk Factors, Jenna T. Nakagawa and Muge Akpinar-Elci

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Interaction Between Climatic, Environmental, and Demographic Factors on Cholera Outbreaks in Kenya, James D. Stoltzfus, Jane Y. Carter, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Martin Matu, Victoria Kimotho, Mark J. Giganti, Daniel Langat, and Omur C. Elsi

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Adolescent Crash Rates and School Start Times in Two Central Virginia Counties, 2009-2011: A Follow-Up Study to a Southeastern Virginia Study, 2007-2008, Robert Daniel Vorona, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Rajan Lamichhane, J. Catesby Ware, Ann McNallen, and David Leszczyszyn

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Associations Between U.S. Adult Obesity and State and County Economic Conditions in the Recession, Qi Zhang, Rajan Lamichhane, and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2013

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Identifying Environmental Health Priorities in Underserved Populations: A Study of Rural Versus Urban Communities, M. C. Bernhard, M. B. Evans, S. T. Kent, E. Johnson, S. L. Threadgill, and S. M. Becker

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Vitamin D and Biomarkers of Sex Steroid Hormones Are Non-Linearly and Inversely Related to All-Cause Mortality: Results from NHANES III, Hind A. Beydoun, Shaker M. Eid, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, Alan B. Zonderman, and May A. Beydoun

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Nucleic Acid Oxidation in Human Health and Disease, Mu-Rong Chao, Pavel Rossner Jr., Siamak Haghdoost, Hueiwang Anna Jeng, and Chiung-Wen Hu

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Influence of Exposure to Benzo[a]pyrene on Mice Testicular Germ Cells during Spermatogenesis, Hueiwang Anna Jeng and Silvina M. Bocca

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Nocturnal Diaphoresis Secondary to Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Patient with a History of Two Malignancies, Robert Daniel Vorona, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Mark Fleming, and J. Catesby Ware

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Higher Food Prices May Threaten Food Security Status among American Low-Income Households with Children, Qi Zhang, Sonya Jones, Christopher J. Ruhm, and Margaret Andrews

Submissions from 2012

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Anthropogenic Climate Change and Allergic Diseases, James Blando, Leonard Bielory, Viann Nguyen, Rafael Diaz, and Hueiwang Anna Jeng

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Physician Review of Workers' Compensation Case Files: Can It Affect Decision Outcomes?, Mark E. Hammett, Christopher Jankosky, John Muller, Elizabeth Hughes, and Francesca Litow

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Effect of a Physician Uncertainty Reduction Intervention on Blood Pressure in Uncontrolled Hypertensives-A Cluster Randomized Trial, David J. Hyman, Valory N. Pavik, Anthony J. Greisinger, Wenyaw Chan, Jose Bayona, Carol Mansyur, Victor Simjms, and James Pool

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Prevalence and Correlates for School Truancy Among Pupils in Grades 7-10: Results From the 2004 Zambia Global School-based Health Survey, Adamson S. Muula, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, and Seter Siziya

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Victimization from Bullying Among School-Attending Adolescents in Grades 7 to 10 in Zambia, Seter Siziya, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, and Adamson S. Muula

Submissions from 2011

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United Airways Disease Among Florists, Muge Akpinar-Elci, Omur C. Elci, and Aygul Odabasi

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Efficacy of the Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine, RotaTeq (RV5), Between Doses of a 3-Dose Series and With Less Than 3 Doses (Incomplete Regimen), Penelope D. Dennehy, Timo Vesikari, David O. Matson, Robbin F. Itzler, Michael J. Dallas, Michelle G. Goveia, Mark J. DiNubile, Penny M. Heaton, and Max Ciarlet

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Prevalence of Hypertension and Its Correlates in Lusaka Urban District of Zambia: A Population Based Survey, Fastone M. Goma, Selestine H. Nzala, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Cosmos Zyaambo, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, Seter Siziya, and Adamson S. Muula

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Maximizing Treatment Fidelity in Public Health Clinical Trials, James Alan Neff

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Alcohol Consumption in Lusaka Urban District, Zambia: A Population Based Survey, 2007, Selestine H. Nzala, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Adamson S. Muula, Emmanuel Rudatsikira, and Seter Siziya

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Review of the Multi-Level Factors Contributing to Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in the U.S., Qi Zhang and LiuLiu Fu

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Decomposing the Intergenerational Disparity in Income and Obesity, Qi Zhang, Buhong Zheng, Ning Zhang, and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2010

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Robustness of the Healthcare Utilization Results From the Rotavirus Efficacy and Safety Trial (REST) Evaluating the Human-Bovine (WC3) Reassortant Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine (RV5), Robbin Itzler, Gary Koch, David O. Matson, Leif Gothefors, Pierre Van Damme, Mark J. DiNubile, and Penny M. Heaton

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Prospective Associations of Insomnia Markers and Symptoms With Depression, Mariana Szklo-Coxe, Terry Young, Paul E. Peppard, Laurel A. Finn, and Ruth M. Benca

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Sleep Well to Stay Safe: Ready for Primetime?, Mihai C. Teodorescu and Mariana Szklo-Coxe

Submissions from 2009

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Results From a Mathematical Model for Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis, H. Gaff, L. Gross, and E. Schaefer

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The Cultural Production of Health Inequalities: A Cross-Sectional, Multilevel Examination of 52 Countries, Carol L. Mansyur, Benjamin C. Amick III, Ronald B. Harrist, Luisa Franzini, and Robert E. Roberts

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Culture and the Social Context of Health Inequalities, Carol Leler Mansyur, Benjamin C. Amick III, Luisa Franzini, and Robert E. Roberts

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Socioeconomic Disparity in Healthcare-Seeking Behavior Among Chinese Women with Genitourinary Symptoms, Qi Zhang, Diane Lauderdale, Shanshan Mou, William I. Parish, Edward O. Laumann, and John Schneider

Submissions from 2008

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The Increasing Number of Clinical Items Addressed During the Time of Adult Primary Care Visits, Elmer D. Abbo, Qi Zhang, Martin Zelder, and Elbert S. Huang

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Do Hospitalists or Physicians with Greater Inpatient HIV Experience Improve HIV Care in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy? Results from a Multicenter Trial of Academic Hospitalists, John A. Schneider, Qi Zhang, Andrew Auerbach, David Gonzales, Peter Kaboli, Jeffrey Schnipper, Tosha B. Wetterneck, David L. Pitrak, and David O. Meltzer

Submissions from 2007

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Improving Diabetes Care in U.S. Federally Qualified Community Health Centers, Elbert S. Huang, Qi Zhang, Sydney E. S. Brown, Melinda L. Drum, David O. Meltzer, and Marshall H. Chin

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On a Multinational Assessment of Rotavirus Disease in Europe, David O. Matson

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Using Concentration Index to Study Changes in Socio-Economic Inequality of Overweight Among US Adolescents Between 1971 and 2002, Qi Zhang and Youfa Wang

Submissions from 2006

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Are Residents' Extended Shifts Associated with Adverse Events, Mariana Szklo-Coxe

Submissions from 2002

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How Physicians Feel About Assisting Female Victims of Intimate-Partner Violence, Ramani N. Garimella, Stacey B. Plichta, Clare Houseman, and Laurel Garzon

Submissions from 2000

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Identification of Violence in the Home - Pediatric and Parental Reports, Bonnie D. Kerker, Sarah McCue Horwitz, John M. Leventhal, Stacey Plichta, and Phillip J. Leaf